Daily funding roundup - December 6th, 2018

Kristin Karaoglu · December 6, 2018 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4ccd

Forge AI raised $11M; NuORDER raised $15M; Arrive raised $20M; LeanIX raised $30

Looker: Looker is a software company employing business intelligence to make data accessible to organizations and data analysts. Looker has raised $103 million in Series E funding at a $1.6 billion valuation. Premji Invest led the round, and was joined by Cross Creek Advisors and earlier backers CapitalG,Kleiner Perkins, IVP, Redpoint Ventures and Meritech Capital Partners. Read more

Copper Cow CoffeeCopper Cow Coffee is a premium specialty Vietnamese Coffee Company based in Los Angeles. CCC supports sustainable agriculture in Vietnam and works to make specialty Vietnamese coffee more accessible in the US through modern design, innovative packaging, as well as socially and environmentally-conscious sourcing. Copper Cow Coffee has raised $3 million, including from Silverton Partners,CRCM Ventures, and 500 Startups. 

SpringBIG: Spring Big will boost your revenue and promote customer loyalty using sms marketing service and bulk email software. Spring Big has raised $5 million in Series A funding.Altitude Investment Partners led the round; other participants include Green Acre Capital and members of The Arcview Group. Read more

Flipdish: Flipdish make branded ordering apps and websites for quick service delivery and takeout restaurants. Flipdish  has raised €4.8 million ($5.5 million) in Series A funding led by Rocket Internet’s Global Founders Capital, with participation by earlier investor Elkstone. Read more

Wise Systems: Wise Systems develops autonomous routing and dispatch software for delivery fleets. Wise Systems has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by Gradient Ventures. Other participants in the round include Neoteny, E14 Fund, Trucks Venture Capital, and Fontinalis Partners. Read more

Trustology: Trustology is a FinTech startup that is building a peer-to-peer network of smart contract compute services. Trustology has raised $8 million in seed funding led by Two Sigma Ventures, with participation from ConsensSys. Read more

Forge AI: Forge AI is focused on helping businesses harness the information content contained in the approximately 80 percent of the world’s data that is unstructured. Forge AI has raised $11 million in Series A funding. Underscore VC led the round, and was joined by Accomplice, Boston Seed Capital, Imagination Capital andProject 11 Ventures. Read more

Tenfold: Tenfold helps companies have better customer conversations. Put customer information into action on the phone, every time, in real-time. Tenfold has raised $14 million in Series B funding led by Next Coast Ventures, with participation from Salesforce Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz. Read more

NuORDER: NuORDER is a cloud & mobile B2B eCommerce platform empowering brands and retailers to streamline their business operations. NuORDER has raised $15 million in Series C funding led by NewSpring, with participation from earlier backers Upfront Ventures and Argentum. Read more

Arrive: Arrive lets you choose the car you want, whether it's the cheapest, quickest or best-rated. Users have the data they need, to choose the service they want and drivers are rewarded for delivering a good service, creating an ethical marketplace with unparalleled choice and control. Arrive has raised $20 million toward a $40 million target for its Opportunities Fund I, per an SEC filing.  

Firefly: Firefly provides incredible value as well as convenient flight timings and excellent service to its passengers. Firefly has raised $21.5 million in seed(!) funding, including from NfX, Pelion Venture Partners, Decent Capital and SoftBank Vision Fund. Read more

M17 Entertainment: M17 Entertainment connects the world together; integrate instant audio and video into life through its flip action technology. M17 Entertainment has raised $25 million in new funding led by Terry Tsang, CEO of gaming company Madhead, along with Pavilion Capital and Stonebridge Ventures. Read more

LeanIX: LeanIX offers a SaaS for enterprise architecture (EA) that enables organizations to take faster, data-driven decisions in their IT. LeanIX has raised $30 million led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from DTCP, Capnamic Ventures and Iris Capital. Read more

Weave: Weave is a communication company helping practitioners increase and maintain their patient base by building stronger relationships. Weave has raised a $37.5 million round of funding. Lead Edge Capital led the round, with participation from earlier investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Catalyst Investors, Crosslink Capital, and Pelion Venture Partners. Read more

LightStep: LightStep's mission is to deliver insights that put organizations back in control of their complex software applications. LightStep has raised $41 million in Series C funding led by Altimeter Capital, with participation from Redpoint, Sequoia Capital, Cowboy Venturesand Harrison Metal. Read more

Cross River Bank: Cross River Bank, a financial institution in the banking industry, offers consumers and businesses with banking services and loan products. Cross River Bank has raised $100 million in new funding led by KKR. Other backers include CreditEase, LionTree Partners and earlier investors Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures and Ribbit Capital. Read more

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